February 27, 2009

Longaberger cuts wages, 295 workers

The Newark[,OH] basket-maker Longaberger Co. is eliminating 295 jobs and cutting wages as it deals with a continuing drop in orders, the company said yesterday.

The company said it will eliminate 120 management and support jobs and 175 manufacturing jobs. The wages of the remaining salaried employees will be reduced.

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

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